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MSPO 2016: Soviet equipment gets Arex treatment (video)

8th September 2016 - 12:02 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Kielce

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While Poland might be on somewhat of a shopping spree for brand-new equipment, it's easy to forget that the country also wants to modernise much of its older, Soviet-era equipment as well.

Arex, part of the privately-owned WB Group, is positioning itself as one of the leaders of these modernisation efforts, offering upgrades to a host of equipment.

At this year's MSPO in Kielce, Poland, Arex showed off an upgrade package for the Soviet-era ZU-23-2, a 23mm anti-aircraft gun. The weapon system has been upgraded with an electric drive, meaning just one person can operate it, and it now also

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Grant Turnbull

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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